Scramble for holiday season workers already near fever pitch

WASHINGTON (AP) — Across the country, America's retailers and shipping companies are looking happily forward to a robust holiday shopping season. There's just one concern: Who will stock the shelves, ...

Asia Pacific Telecom announces sale of Keb_bi robot in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Asia-Pacific Telecom (亞太電信) on Oct. 4 held a press conference to announce the upcoming sales of the Keb_bi robot (凱比同學), which is designed by the Taipei-based NUWA Robotics (女媧...

China manufacturing weakens amid US tariff battle

BEIJING (AP) — China's export orders shrank in September as a tariff battle with Washington over technology escalated, adding to downward pressure on the world's No. 2 economy, two surve...

US, China hike tariffs as trade row intensifies

BEIJING (AP) — China and the United States imposed new tariff hikes on each other's goods Monday and Beijing accused Washington of bullying, giving no sign of compromise in an intensifying b...

McDonald's and BHP Billiton rise while Micron skids

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday: Texas Instruments Inc., up $1.56 to $110.05 The chipmaker raised its quarterly dividend an...

Ivanka Trump tours NASA center in Houston, calls space crew

HOUSTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump made a telephone call to the International Space Station and spoke to the crew while touring NASA's Johnson Space Center. Trump, who is an adviser to her ...

No way out? US, China tariffs may become the 'new normal'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The path to peace in a trade war between the United States and China is getting harder to find as the world's two biggest economies pile ever more taxes on each other's products. ...

US-China tariffs: What's behind them, who stands to be hurt?

WASHINGTON (AP) — By imposing tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods starting next week, President Donald Trump has intensified his trade war with Beijing and triggered the likelihood of price ...

9 more foreigners granted Taiwanese citizenship without surrendering original nationality

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Nine additional foreign professionals have just officially received Taiwanese citizenship, without having to surrender their original nationality, announced the ...

Taiwan and US renew GLOBE program to continue cooperation in science education 

(Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the United States have agreed to continue a science education promotion program for five more years that will see furthered cooperation between top scientific institut...

Central Taiwan Science Park teams up with US org. to promote robotics education

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The American non-profit organization For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) signed a letter of intent on cooperation in robotics development wit...

Tariff fight adds to China's economic challenges

BEIJING (AP) — China faces bigger economic challenges than its trade war with the U.S. Even before tit-for-tat tariffs, growth in the world's No. 2 economy was already forecast to co...

Tariff fight adds to China's economic challenges

BEIJING (AP) — China faces bigger economic challenges than its trade war with the U.S. Even before tit-for-tat tariffs, growth in the world's No. 2 economy was alre...

Taiwan, Japan to collaborate in smart machinery development

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and Japan will establish a long-term cooperation mechanism to deepen collaboration and exchange in smart machinery, CNA reported on Aug. 29. Taiwan hopes to draw...

Foxconn to join US companies to create US$100 million fund

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Foxconn Technology Group, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, announced on Tuesday that it will partner with three U.S. companies to create a US$...